We are so delightef to be presenting, for the first time, our research so far Evolving Ourselves with Unnatural Selection at Explorathon 2021 on the 24th of September, 4pm UK time. For more info about what we\’re doing and what else is happening at ED Explorathon 2021 Click Here
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What We\’re Doing
Have you ever wondered about the ethical implications of emerging technologies? We hear more and more in the news about gene editing technology and the ethical implications, and complexities of this can seem overwhelming.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and St Andrews have been working together with artists to explore this complex area of research, the ethical implications of editing, adapting and transforming our ecosystems. Come along to this event where we explore and present some of the ethics and future implications of gene editing through a digital multi-arts approach.
This session will consist of a brief overview of our project, and participants will get to experience our interactive online audio-visual space. Our game space world will present fictional scenarios based on real world issues to make choices that could fundamentally alter the genome of many species. How will you make your decision and why? Here you get to make decisions that will impact on biological ecosystems in the present and for the future. Please join us to continue the development of our project, help facilitate next stages and improve how we might move forward with new powerful tools in an ever changing world.